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Gama Heritage Residency
Ranked #136 of 211 Hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
Reviewed 18 January 2013

I have read mixed reviews about this hotel.
This is our sixth time in India & our second time in Fort Cochi.
I thought the hotel ticked almost all the right boxes for me & from talking to some of the other guests at the time it seems that a number of top travel companys use this hotel as part of a tour of Kerala & Fort cochi.
The rooms are light, all rooms have a small fridge.
There is a ceiling fan air con, tv, sep toilet & shower.
THEY ALSO SERVE THE BEST BREAKFAST IN kERALA.
Fresh made pineapple juice, cheese omelette etc.
On our second of three night stay we had a big problem with barking dogs on the sreet late at night, which they let us change rooms to one on the other side so we had a good night sleep, stricty speaking the dogs had nothing to do with them, that to me is worth a big plus in their favour.
A favour you would not get in all hotels & especially in India.
Cons.
The hotel is near a Mosque & you can hear their oft prayers from loud speakers at all time of the day & night but they only last 1 or 2 mins.
Generally the place works.
So it gets a YES from me.

Room Tip: We were originally in room 201 when the dogs were barking. We moved to room 106 which was much bett...
  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 January 2013

The hotel is well situated and easy to find again should you stray off the beaten track! The place looks grand from the outside but once through the doors it is very plain with everything about it basic, though clean and efficient. A good base from which to explore Kochi

Room Tip: Try to get a room close to the reception - the corridors are VERY long!
  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 21 November 2012

The hotel is a little away from the centre, but still on walking distance. The room was ok with a big bathroom, but the whole atmosphere reminded me of the boarding school I stayed when I was young. No warm atmosphere, although the staff was friendly and helpfull. Although I stayed 4 days in Kochi, I decided to move to an other hotel after 1 night.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled solo
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1  Thank Malkia
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Reviewed 14 October 2012

This is a good small hotel. Picked up late at the airport so was pleased to get to the rooms. Clean and spacious double with shower room. Tv was a good additional and the breakfast was really nice too

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Egypt1amm
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Reviewed 7 August 2012

When i was visited with my groups of friends , we stayed in GAMA HElRITAGE and it was really wonderfull stay.
Staffs are really nice and helpful for the new guest. they pick us from Fort cochin when we lost our way. India breakfast in the resturant was really yummiiii :)................

This is the better place u can have in fort cochin..

Room Tip: Just near to the Bishop house and easy to reach all places by foot.
  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 23 April 2012

We stayed here for two nights as part of a touring group. The rooms were clean and the staff were helpful so no problems here. The downside was that the general look of the hotel and corridors was one of stark basic lack of style. The breakfasts were very average without much to tempt the European palate.
The big saving grace was the location. An easy and pleasant walk to the centre of Kochi it was situated next to the Bishops House which made it simple to find again!

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 April 2012

Stayed here for 2 nights prior to starting a trip. Had an air conditioned room. Room basic however had everything we needed including a TV. Good value and not located too close to the center.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Address: Gama Heritage Residency Bishop Joseph Kureethara Road, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
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Ranked #136 of 211 Hotels in Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: £21 - £41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Gama Heritage Residency 1*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The last of the heritage trilogy is the Gama Heritage. The name itself is synonymous with its Portuguese connection that is related to Vasco De Gama. The resort takes us to a bygone era, which witnessed a huge change in the historical as well as the cultural scenario of Kerala. The architecture of Kerala also saw a significant transformation with the foreign connections coming in. This is evident from the structural designs of Bishops house of Kochi Diocese and the Indo-Portuguese museum as well and its located inside the bishop house, Fort Cochin. The location is very quiet and calm atmosphere and walkable distance to the beach (2 min), Chinese fishing net(4min). Friendly people, homely atmosphere, 24-hr service with better facilities. ... more   less 
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